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‘Asia Weinstein’: Italian press relishes Argento assault allegations

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Venezuela: Worsening economic crisis erodes Chavista stronghold

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Strike a pose: The Studio Harcourt on capturing star profiles across the decades

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EYE ON AFRICA

Jacob Zuma corruption scandal: Influence-peddling inquiry opens

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#MeToo accuser accused in turn

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Venezuela's meltdown

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Greece turns the page on eight years of bailout programmes

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'A lot of IS group fighters are underground,' says US-led coalition spokesman

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Surviving hyperinflation in Venezuela

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How do artists and writers see the world? We take you to the crossroads where culture meets the news and engages with what's happening in our lives today. From Monday to Friday at 12.15 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2015-12-23

The year that was: a musical retrospective of 2015

From the break-out stars to the songs we couldn’t get out of our heads, Richelle Harrison Plesse joins us to talk about the sounds of the past year. We check out relative newcomers, The Weeknd’s Abel Tesfay and French producer Tom Fire, and look back at offerings from the mainstays of pop, Mark Ronson and Adele. And we’ve rounded up the season’s musical treats, with a selection of Christmas songs.

By Olivia SALAZAR WINSPEAR , Richelle HARRISON PLESSE

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2018-08-21 ENCORE!

Strike a pose: The Studio Harcourt on capturing star profiles across the decades

FRANCE 24’s reporters go behind the scenes to find out how the Paris photography studio creates its glamorous, beautifully-lit headshots. The Studio Harcourt has been the...

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2018-07-27 ENCORE!

Hot picks from Paris: Tips for a cultural summer

As temperatures rise in the French capital we head to the banks of the River Seine for a round-up of what to read, see and listen to this summer. Abigail Altman joins us from the...

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2018-07-26 ENCORE!

Here they go again: 'Mamma Mia' returns to the big screen

Ten years after the sing-along success had the world humming Abba's greatest hits, Meryl Streep, Amanda Siegfried and Colin Firth are back. We take a look at the sequel to the...

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2018-07-25 ENCORE!

Film show: 'Mission: Impossible - Fallout', 'Under the Silver Lake' & 'The Wild Pear Tree'

Film critic Lisa Nesselson serenades us with her thoughts on Tom Cruise’s latest outing as Ethan Hunt; the mega spy franchise has come to Paris for its sixth instalment. We also...

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2018-07-24 ENCORE!

Ziggy Marley: 'We have to rebel for love'

Ziggy Marley is a five-time Grammy award-winning artist with reggae royalty roots. He's been flying the green, yellow and black flag for laid-back Jamaican beats around the...

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